Movie starring Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo, Patience Ozokwor to hit cinemas in August

The rape of a young girl becomes the rape of a communityin upcoming film 'Code of Silence.'

Ini Edo and Patience Ozokwor on set o f 'Silent Screams'

Royal Arts Academy in conjunction with Nollywood Workshop presents the release of a new block buster movie, titled

Previously titled 'Silent Screams,' he upcoming film revolves around a young girl, Adanma,  who was gang-raped by a prominent politician and his aide on her way back from school.

Adanma’s family, being of humble origins, are afraid to report the matter to the relevant authorities. Citing the excuse that rape is considered a taboo in society and it will make her undesirable for marriage.

Starring  ‘Code of Silence’ was produced and directed by Emem Isong, with Chris Eneaji as assistant director.

Story and original screenplay was by Bola Aduwo, who was also Associate Producer on the project.  Additional screenplay was by Kehinde Joseph.

'Code of Silence' will screen in all cinemas nationwide as from August 7 2015.

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